|NASA Ames Welcomes Diverse Student Group|
NASA's Ames Research Center and the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) brought together a national network of talented students to give them a one-time opportunity to tour one of our country's leading, world-class research centers. The students were able to interact with scientists and research professionals to encourage their interest in math and science.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit http://www.nasa.gov/ames
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|NASA Ames Hosts Exploration Day!|
To celebrate NASA's Summer of Innovation initiative to promote excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA Ames Research Center hosted an Exploration Day featuring NASA's out-of-this-world missions and technology programs.NASA Ames organized a day filled with STEM education hands-on activities and events, including a visit from the Traveling Space Museum; the grand opening of the renovated Ames Exploration Encounter; an opportunity to operate rovers on a simulated...
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|High School Students Learn About Air Traffic Control Careers|
A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School, Calif., were given a unique opportunity to transfer problem-solving skills from the classroom to the real world.NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hosted a field trip packed with authentic air traffic control experiences for the students at the FAA's Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center in Fremont, Calif.The two-hour field trip was part of NASA and the FAA's partnership in promoting science, technology, engineering a...
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|NASA Ames Rocks with the Stars at Science and Culture Fest|
"You Just Have to Believe" was the theme of NASA's science and culture festival, featuring a holographic presentation of NASA astronaut Leland Melvin and hip hop artist MOS Def rapping about mathematics and science. Held in September, 2010 at the Chabot Space and Science Center, students were invited to "believe in themselves and take on new challenges" by participating in NASA's space program. Numerous exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including the opportunity to remotel...
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